Earth Gets Real Close Shave From Asteroid Discovered Day Earlier | Orbit Animation

Asteroid 2016 QA2 came within 53,000 miles of Earth's surface on August 28th, 2016. It was estimated to be between 52-170 feet wide (16-52 meters), according to the Minor Planet Center. NEOs: Near Earth Objects - The Video Show

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